EDO - A baffled American tourist visiting Nigeria mistook a flying witch for an unidentified flying object (UFO.

The tourist, accompanied by his wife, accidentally went viral after making the hilarious mistake while camping at the Mono River in Benin City, over the weekend.

The tourist tweeted, in a state of panic saying he could see a mysterious flying object coming towards his tent with lights blazing.

In comments to the incident, the national president of Witches Without Borders, said that this incident confirmed the lack of representation of witches in the media.

“They were flying with full clearance from the air traffic controller,” said the director of the Federal Aviation Authority of Nigeria.